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Can fluoride decrease bone density?

Can fluoride decrease bone density?

Depends on exposure: Interesting question. It has been a long standing observation that over exposure to Fluoride can lead to decrease in bone density and increased overall fracture rate, however and interestingly enough, limited exposure actually increases bone density (mainly in trabecular bone such as spine). Even so, the increased density does not correspond to increased bone strength. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Can fluoride cause bone cancer?

Can fluoride cause bone cancer?

No: There is no link between Fluoride and any kind of cancer. You can research this online through the american cancer society at www.Cancer.Org. ...Read more

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Is it true that flouride can cause weak bones?

Is it true that flouride can cause weak bones?

Thick but Brittle?: Most current juried scientific literature says the opposite: Fluoride can be taken to add bone thickness. However, if is possible that thick bones may be more brittle. Bottom line, i wouldn't go out of my way to ingest the stuff by eating toothpaste with Fluoride nor would i avoid drinking fluoridated municipal water. ...Read more

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Is there any way to make the tooth enamel stronger without using fluoride?

Is there any way to make the tooth enamel stronger without using fluoride?

Yes: But why? Nothing is as safe and effective as fluoride. There's over 60 years of research teaching us how to use Fluoride to make teeth and bones stronger at virtually no risk. ...Read more

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I was wondering is it mandatory to use fluoride toothpaste for strong teeth?

Best: Best thing available to strengthen tooth enamel is fluoride, hands down. Over 60 years and thousands of well refereed scientific articles later, nothing is as safe, effective, inexpensive, and easily delivered as fluoride. ...Read more

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Where in the u.S. Is there too much natural fluoride for children?

A few places...: Most municipal water supplies are regulated to make sure Fluoride levels are safe. Well water, of course, is not regulated the same. There are testing kits you can buy if you are concerned that will allow you to test the level of Fluoride in your water. ...Read more

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Why is fluoride an important part of our diet?

Flouride Works: There are tons of research showing the fluoride is important to strengthening the enamel of teeth. These lessens the chance of cavities. It can be added topically as in toothpastes and rinses. And it can be ingested in water and some vegetable. It is important to know that too much fluoride is also harmful to the teeth and body, especially in a young infant. See your dentist for more information. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about pros and cons of fluoride?

Pros and cons: fluoride can significantly reduce cavities by 90%. Too much of this mineral might cause white spots on the teeth. ...Read more

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Dr. Howard Schneider
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Fluoride (Definition)

Fluoride is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


Dr. Howard Schneider
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